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Added 29 May, 2021

The future of food is in the lab. You've no doubt heard about real meat, without having to grow and slaughter an animal. But that's just the beginning. MeliBio is making bee-free honey, Shiok Meats is creating lab-grown shrimp and, most incredibly, Perfect Day Foods is creating animal-free dairy. “We’ve invented the world’s first real milk...

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Added 29 May, 2021

For Walmart, virtual try-on might be a game-changer, solving what has historically been one of the most difficult things to replicate online: understanding fit and how an item will actually look on you. When the experience is live on Walmart.com, customers will simply upload their picture or choose from a series of models that best represent...

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Added 20 April, 2021

Microsoft's purchase of Nuance Communications for $19.7 billion, a software company that focuses on speech recognition through artificial intelligence, points to a future in which AI will be transcribing and analyzing voice conversations between doctors and patients. AI models can increasingly be trained on what we tell our doctors, now that...

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Added 20 April, 2021

Pizza giant Domino’s is partnering with robotics company Nuro to bring autonomous robot pizza deliveries to Houston, Texas. The four-wheeled robo-vehicle was first introduced back in February 2020 and became the first fully autonomous on-road delivery vehicle to be approved by the Department of Transportation. In April, the robot was given the...

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Added 19 April, 2021

California-based exoskeleton manufacturer SuitX is looking for its technology to go mainstream, selling at Home Depot and other big box stores. “There is no doubt in my mind that these devices will eventually be sold at hardware stores,”  SuitX founder Homayoon Kazerooni told the broadcaster. “As the prices come down you’ll be able to simply...

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Added 18 April, 2021

Lead by Ephemeral, a tattoo parlor in Brooklyn (of course), tattoo places are creating designs with ink is made of a medical grade solution with pigments that allow your body to naturally remove it over time. Designed for these fast-moving times, the tattoos promise a real tattoo without the lifetime commitment.

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Added 27 March, 2021

New York City's Superchief Gallery has become the first physical space in the world to dedicate itself to the exhibition of works in NFT, a digital format that has reached stratospheric popularity in recent months. NFTs (non-fungible tokens) are collectible digital assets that, thanks to blockchain technology, are registered as unique and...

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Added 19 February, 2021

We've written about wooden skyscrapers before, and now the trend is growing. Costing 90 million euros ($109 million) to build, the timber tower will be constructed from the engineered wood known as cross-laminated timber, which allows builders to erect tall towers that use far less steel and concrete than traditional skyscrapers. Called WoHo...

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Added 5 February, 2021

Watchers say that Apple is working on an ultra-high-resolution virtual reality headset. The “mixed-reality headset is said to be equipped with more than a dozen cameras for tracking hand movements and showing video of the real world to people wearing it, along with ultra-high-resolution 8K displays and advanced technology for tracking eye-...

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Added 17 December, 2020

For over two years, Walmart has been testing autonomous delivery trucks and now the company says it’s almost ready to take human drivers out of the driver’s seat. Beginning next year, the retail giant plans to do away with the human operators tending to its self-driving fleet of trucks in Arkansas and Louisiana. This comes after 18 months of...